Coastal Zone Managemnt Act (CZMA)


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LawsPublished   10/3/1972

Section 307 of the Coastal Zone Management Act (CZMA) requires licensees to obtain a valid certification approved by the State to assure that project construction and operation will be consistent with the State’s coastal zone management program. FERC may not issue a license if the State, subject to approval by NOAA, determines that the project is inconsistent with that program.

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